Guide: How to cite a Software in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Software in APA style

Cite A Software in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a software using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (Version Issue number). City: Publisher.

Example:,. (2015). Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 asp 1 (Scottish Act). Retrieved 29 April 2015, from

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


“6	Law governing arbitration agreement Where— 
(a) The parties to an arbitration agreement agree that an arbitration under that agreement is to be seated in Scotland, but 
(b) The arbitration agreement does not specify the law which is to govern it, Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 1) 3 then, unless the parties otherwise agree, the arbitration agreement is to be governed by Scots law.” (, 2015)

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